Attack Squadron 125

"Skylancers", "Rough Raiders"

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Linage 

30. June 1956 VA-26 Established at NAS Miramar CA.
11. April 1958 VA-26 was redesignated VA-125
1. October 1977 VA-125 Disestablished at NAS Lemoore CA.
Planes:

1956 - 1958
F9F-8B

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1958 - 19??
A4D-1

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1960 - 19??
AD-5

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1969 - 1977
A-7A

 

1975 - 1977
A-7C

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VA-26, VA-125 Deployments 
9. August 1957 - 2. April 1958 CVA-33 USS Kearsage ATG-3 F9F-8B NC 300
none - ? ? ?
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VA-26, VA-125 Commanding Officers 
Cdr. Richard D. Greer, Jr. 30. Jun. 1956 11. Apr. 1958
Cdr. C. H. Carr 11. Apr. 1958  15. Jul. 1958
Cdr. J. E. Thomas  15. Jul. 1958 11. Dec. 1958
Cdr. F. E. Ward, Jr. 11. Dec. 1958  30. Nov. 1959
Cdr. P. H. Durand  30. Nov. 1959 5. Apr. 1961
Cdr. O. L. Dauphin 5. Apr. 1961 9. Apr. 1962
Cdr. James W. Porter 9. Apr. 1962 29. May 1963
Cdr. Earl F. Godfrey 29. May 1963  14. Sep. 1964
Cdr. William J. Forgy  14. Sep. 1964  27. Aug. 1965
Cdr. Jack A. Endacott  27. Aug. 1965  29. Jul. 1966
Cdr. John D. Shaw  29. Jul. 1966 13. Mar. 1967
Cdr. Gary H. Palmer (acting) 13. Mar. 1967  12. May 1967
Cdr. Charles E. Hathaway  12. May 1967  11. Jul. 1968
Cdr. Otto E. Krueger  11. Jul. 1968 31. Jul. 1969
Cdr. Ronald H. Caldwell 31. Jul. 1969  31. Jul. 1970
Cdr. George E. LeBlanc, Jr.  31. Jul. 1970 10. May 1971
Cdr. James B. Busey IV 10. May 1971 31. Mar. 1972
Cdr. James M. Gleim 31. Mar. 1972 6. Jul. 1973
Cdr. Charles R. Bowling 6. Jul. 1973 12. Sep. 1974
Cdr. Robert C. Taylor 12. Sep. 1974  17. Dec. 1975
Cdr. Denis R. Weichman  17. Dec. 1975  28. Mar. 1977
Cdr. J. W. Keathley  28. Mar. 1977 1. Oct. 1977
 

History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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